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. >> yeah, we have got president obama and governor romney. we have got the president of egypt is going to close for us, and i think people will find that very interesting. president, new president of liberia is coming. nobel prize winning president -- i said liberia, i meant libya, and the nobel prize winning president of liberia is coming and a lot of other world leaders from around the world. >> mike duke will be on the opening, president of wal-mart along with the head of the world bank and secretary-general of the u.n. because of at least among american companies wal-mart is the number one user of solar power in america and they use quite a bit of wind too, so it is very interesting that they have, a buying part of their business strategy and their stock has been up and growth is good, it is cutting down on their traditional energy use. >> schieffer: i want to wish you the best of luck with this but also want to talk to you a little bit about american politics. you have clearly were the star of the detrimentally convention. you probably made the best case that anybody could probabl
, urging leaders to get out the vote. hello, everybody, i'm bruce johnson. president barack obama has a lead in some swing states. tonight at the washington convention center, michelle obama used her keynote address to the congressional black caucus gala to urge voters to register voters and turn out on election day. >> too many of us choose not to participate. while we are tuning out and staying home on election day, other folks are tuning in. other folks are taking politics very seriously. and they are engaged on every level. >> one of the hot issues at the congressional black caucus event is a protest by some black clergy who are urging african americans to stay at home on election day to protest the president's support for gay marriage. >>> ken picks up the story from here. he's live downtown from the gala at the convention center. ken, what's up? >> reporter: good evening to you, bruce. it's because of that protest that you just talked about that the first lady's comments come at a critical moment for the black community locally and throughout the country. this is of course, f
at campaign 2012 by the numbers. with just 44 days to go to election day, most polls show president obama with a lead in the race for the 270 electoral votes it takes to win the white house. in the race for campaign money, federally lex commission figures for august show mr. obama outraised mitt romney 85 million to 67 million dollars. and the obama organization has more cash on hand, 89 million compared to 50 million. but those figures don't include the bank accounts of the two national committees or those independent super pacs. as to where all money is going, the obama team has spent $236 million on tv advertising compared to romney's $92 million >> i approve this mess osgood: but again that figure doesn't include tv spending by pro romney super pacs >> restore our future is responsible for the content of this message >> osgood: $205 million so far. it's not over yet. by campaign's end the cumulative number of political tv ads, national, state and local, will total $3.6 million... 3.6 million ads. ♪ vote for me >> osgood: again 44 days and counting to election day. and that brings us
's political future. markets are having an impact on president obama's political standing. if you want to know how the president is doing. forget the poles. take a look at stocks. >> the s&p 500 has risen and fallen so has the president's chances of reelection. when osama binladen was killed in may. the chances of winning spiked and the s&p 500 got a bump as well. in august things took a turn for the worst for the president and stocks. in april 2012 at mitt romney emerged from the republican primaries the president's main challenger stocks were up and so were the president's odds of wins. the president got a bounce from the democratic national convention. so did his in trade odds the s&p 500 rose to its highest level since 2007. >> the same correlation held true for president george w. bush. coming next only one other man has faced barack obama in a presidential campaign. we'll talk to sensor john mccain on the election and his effort to prevent steep defense cuts. capitol gains is back after the break. . >> you're watching capitol gains i'm peter cook. what matters most in washington right no
today. question, the obama team is trying to spin the video as meaning romney only cares about the top 53%. not the 47% who get government benefits. is this damaging to governor romney? tim? >> absolutely damaging to governor romney. because he is writing off a portion of the population. it is not just that he is talking down to them, like barack obama did four yeersz ago, when he talked -- years ago when he talked about the bitter clingers who clinged to guns and religion, and obama says we can win them over and romney is saying i can't win this part of the population. anybody who writes off that population, i don't know where he will get off the 50% to win. >> the problem is they're not all democrats. a lot of them are republicans. they're veterans. they're people who receive benefits, social security. people do not think they're undeserving. so he is insulting basically much of the electorate. and there is a window of his soul. this is how mitt romney thinks, and when he was thinking of that mansion in boca raton, this is i think how rich people talk when they're among themselves. t
's medal of honor ceremony, president obama described meyer's actions in heroic terms. >> today we pay tribute to an american who placed himself in the thick of the fight. again and and again and again >> reporter: in his own pook called "into the fire" meyer describes a brutal battle to the death. how much do you think you killed >> it doesn't make a difference. i can tell you this. i didn't kill enough. >> reporter: and you killed at least one of them with your bare hands >> yes reporter: it is not mentioned in his medal of honor citation because there were no witnesses. but as meyer describes it, he was kneeling over the body of an afghan soldier and one of his best friends >> i just felt something hit me in the back of the head. and it was just like slow motion the whole time. i just remember turning around to look. there was a guy standing above me with a huge beard, you know. he had an a.k.-47. i was like what do i do now? >> reporter: meyer knew one thing. >> i was going to make the son of a bitch kill me. i wasn't going to get my head chopped off on tv >> reporter: he fired fro
son the former giant with the hit. where will president obama and romney be? on special "60 minutes" that's tonight only cbs. it is enough for first down they will move the chains with 5:40 to play in the third quarter. pittsburgh steelers 12-4 each of the last two years they have been terrific on the road as well. take the hand off, roethlisberger pumps, look downfield. he fires, heath miller just short of the 20 yard line is roethlisberger miller for 16 yards. >> dan: again all time to throw to find miller way down across the middle. what's impressive, rolling left, set his feet and fired a fast ball in to miller. arm strength certainly still there for roethlisberger. >> ian: roethlisberger over 300 yards now 309 on the day still have 4:55 to go in the third. steelers up by three on the raiders. running play, nothing there for rainey as tyvon branch makes the stop. >> dan: that last drive completed five out of eight. survived the hit by philip wheeler. now five catches for 56 yards. mike wallace finds his way to the back of the end zone. flag down, roethlisberger throws. hits wall
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